English word which originally stands for “psycho depression”, “body odor” or quality of something extremely informal. It has designated since 1967 a well paced kind of Afro American music, characterized by "fatback", a bass and/or drum note right before the strong tempo (second tempo) giving funk its characteristic balance.
a musical style that arose during the late 20th century; it de-emphasized melody and harmony and made rythm the most important element gallop: a dance of the mid-nineteenth century in lively duple time, with a characteristic rhythmic pattern executed with hopping movements and frequently changing steps
Funk is an African American musical style. It originated in the 1960s with performers such as James Brown, Sly and the Family Stone, and George Clinton. Funk de-emphasized melody and harmony, bringing rhythm, which was understood as a defining aspect of African music, to a foreground.
Funk is an album released in 2002 by Korean pop rock band Bulldog Mansion. It is most notable for featuring the song "Happy Birthday to Me," which was used in the Sam Bak Za Flash cartoon "There she is!! Step 2 -- Cake Dance".